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synonyms for carpetbagger

  • bounder
  • go-getter
  • ingrate
  • timeserver
  • trimmer
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How to use carpetbagger in a sentence

The charge of corruption laid at the door of the Negro carpetbagger governments is to a large extent true.
THE JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY, VOLUME 5, 1920VARIOUS
Tarbell in 1887 called himself a conservative carpetbagger, one who found himself in the minority.
THE JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY, VOLUME 3, 1918VARIOUS
The conference of the carpetbagger with the little Governor proved more ominous than even Norton had feared.
THE SINS OF THE FATHERTHOMAS DIXON
"You'll go down, all right—without those troops—mark my word," cried the Carpetbagger.
THE SINS OF THE FATHERTHOMAS DIXON
In vain his Carpetbagger lieutenant congratulated him on the success of his Napoleonic move.
THE SINS OF THE FATHERTHOMAS DIXON
The Carpetbagger was a Northern adventurer who came South to prey on the misfortunes of a ruined people.
THE SINS OF THE FATHERTHOMAS DIXON
In reality you are the direct descendants of the Reconstruction Scalawag and Carpetbagger.
THE SINS OF THE FATHERTHOMAS DIXON
The carpetbagger had found that he could control the Negro without the help of the scalawag.
THE SEQUEL OF APPOMATTOXWALTER LYNWOOD FLEMING
He saw the "carpetbagger" urging upon the freedman civic rights which he knew the latter was not educated enough to perform.
KU KLUX KLAN SECRETS EXPOSEDEZRA ASHER COOK
But so, in one state after another, had the northern carpetbagger and the southern scalawag.
KU KLUX KLAN SECRETS EXPOSEDEZRA ASHER COOK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CARPETBAGGER

  • bounder
  • carpetbagger
  • go-getter
  • ingrate
  • timeserver
  • trimmer
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.